The UPEI Panthers opened the AUS pre-season in men’s hockey with a 2-1 loss in Montague last night to the defending Canadian champion UNB Varsity Reds.
Chris Clapperton and Colin Suellentrop scored third period goals just a minute and 13 seconds apart to give UNB the lead.
Cody Payne scored for the Panthers breaking up a scoreless tie with under 5 minutes left in the 2nd.
UPEI used four rookies in the game including former Islander Filip Rydstrom.
The Cleveland Indians historic win streak is over at 22 games. The Tribe lost 4-3 to the Kansas City Royals. It was their first loss since August 23rd and is the longest winning streak in baseball in 101 years. Brandon Moss homered for the Royals while Jason Vargas recorded the win.
Josh Donaldson homered and drove in the game winning run i the 7th as Toronto edged Minnesota, 4-3. Kevin Pillar also homered and Roberto Osuna came on in the 9th to record his 36th save. The Twins are 2 games up on the Angels for the second wild card spot in the A.L.
Boston used a 7 run 15th inning to finish off the Tampa Bay Rays, 13-6. Xander Bogaerts had four hits in the game.
The contest was the first game back at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg after Hurricane Irma. 16,000 were at the game.
Boston stays 3 games up on the NY Yankees who dropped Baltimore, 8-2.
Didi Gregorius with 4 RBIs with a home run and sacrifice fly in the Red Sox 21 hit attack.
The Chicago Cubs moved 3 up on the Milwaukee Brewers in the N.L. Central with an 8-2 victory over St. Louis. The Cardinals are 4 games back.
In a battle of division leaders the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped Washington, 7-1.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats win streak is over at 2 games. The Tabbies lost 27-17 to Saskatchewan in CFL football.
The Holland College Hurricanes open the Atlantic Football League season at home today at 1.00 as they host the UNB Red Bombers. The Hurricanes have a younger look under Head Coach Ross Young this season. They plan to go after another Atlantic title after missing out last season.
The PEI Colt Stakes will take centre stage at Red Shores in Charlottetown today in harness racing with 12 dashes this afternoon at 1.00 and 12 more at 7.00 this evening.
It’s also a special UPEI Panther night at the track with all varsity teams on hand.
The Charlottetown Islanders host the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles at 7.00 tonight at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre in Quebec Major Jr. hockey exhibition.The Isles are 0-4 so far.
The Summerside Western Capitals open the Maritime Junior Hockey season in Woodstock as they take on the Slammers. The Caps have a new look and could be one of the most improved teams in the league.
The UPEI women’s Panthers have an exhibition hockey game with Mount Allison at 2.00 at the MacLauchlan Arena.
Holland College hosts St. F.X. in baseball at 1.00 in a twin bill at Memorial Field.
UPEI in action in soccer. The women’s Panthers (1-2) host Acadia at 3.00 followed by the men’s game at 5.15. UPEI is 2-1 in the men’s.
Holland College is at Kings College in Halifax in women’s and men’s soccer.
In women’s rugby, UPEI entertains St. F.X. in their home opener at 4.00.
Oyster Bed Speedway has the stocks at 6.00 tonight with all classes in action. There will be a 30 lap feature. Rain date is Sunday at 2.00.